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  • 91. Common Herbs and Spices: How to Use Them Deliciously Forget the salt! The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart Program explains some of the common spices and how to use them deliciously in your cooking.
  • 92. Food Packaging Claims The American Heart Association helps you understand what the various claims on food packaging labels mean so you can make informed decisions about the food you buy for yourself and your family.
  • 93. About Sodium (Salt) The American Heart Association explains how excess sodium in the diet can lead to high blood pressure and how the average American diet gets almost twice as much sodium daily as recommended.
  • 94. Holiday Stress? Try Our Top 5 Tips for a Heart-Healthy Holiday Season The American Heart Association recommends that you fight holiday stress by staying heart-healthy with these tips.
  • 95. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Lifestyle and Risk Reduction The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets answer important questions about quitting smoking, improving your diet, increasing physical activity, and controlling cholesterol and high blood pressure.
  • 96. Physical Activity Getting as little as 30 minutes of physical activity a day can reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. The American Heart Association's physical activity website offers recommendations on how to reduce your risk of heart disease and better your heart health.
  • 97. Health Insurance Options If You Lose Your Job The American Heart Association explains what your health insurance options are if you lose your job.
  • 98. American Heart Association Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP) Learn more about the American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP).
  • 99. Vitamin Supplements: Healthy or Hoax? The American Heart Association answers the question, can vitamin supplements really make you healthier? Some can be beneficial, but the key to vitamin and mineral success is eating a balanced diet.
  • 100. Know Your Health Numbers The American Heart Association explains the critical health numbers that someone with diabetes should know including blood sugar, blood cholesterol and body weight as well as the tools to track your numbers.


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  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

American Heart Association
2013-2014 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 21.8%
  • Public Health Education: 36.4%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.2%
  • Community Services: 6.7%
  • Management & General: 8.6%
  • Fundraising: 12.3%